Barc Animal Shelter & Adoptions
Barc Animal Shelter & Adoptions

We also offer free spay/neuter services to low-income LA City residents and discount coupons to any City resident for three dogs, three cats, and three bunnies per household. Some of our adoptable pets will have varied reduced prices due to having had services, which we usually provide, completed prior to coming to our shelter. We are happy to pass this savings on to the new owners.

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  • Please see our Adoption Process page for more details on how to adopt.
  • Take the appropriate steps now to ensure that he or she is well taken care of even after your divorce or death.
  • When clicking on a cats' picture, it will bring you to the page that shows more info about them as well as which store they are currently staying.
  • Adopting adult animals allows you to really see the personality of the dog, you may not even have to bathroom train an adult dog or cat.

By subscribing to this reminder service you agree to the Terms of Use. You do not have to reside in Jefferson County to adopt a pet from LMAS. Please bring a valid Drivers License or photo identification. Moreno Valley Community Vet Care opens to the Public for veterinary services July 7, 2022.

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You can buy or renew a dog license at your local veterinarian’s office, at the Pet Adoption and Protection Center or at any one of the 311 Service Centers. Dog Licenses are required for all dogs over four months of age. Low-cost vaccinations are available for your dogs and cats at the Animal Services Pet Adoption and Protection Center. To be able to offer refuge to every animal in need, open-admission shelters must euthanize unadopted and unadoptable animals.

Helping Pets

Although our intent is to adopt animals, our main concern is to make sure that animals are adopted into loving homes capable of handling the new pet. We know that providing a good home for every pet requires a host of hands-on programs for pets and their people. The Reception Center is a short walk up the sidewalk and provides services to those who are bringing in a stray animal. Annie Petersen, Ed.D., is fascinated by the roles animals can play in our lives, changing how we learn and our ability to heal. Learn about how you can become a volunteer and make a difference in the lives of people and pets.Read more...

To set both the shelter dog and the family dog up for success, we recommend doing a meet/greet outside of the shelter environment, on neutral ground. In the best interest of assisting everyone before closing time, we will be stopping interactions 30 minutes before closing every day. If you wish to interact with any of our adoptable pets, please get to the shelter no later than 1 hour prior to closing so we can assist you with interaction and completing adoption paperwork. If you are looking to add an awesome dog, cat or other animal to your family, the OKC Animal Shelter is the right place to find your new furry friend.

However, we will be checking messages hourly during the regular business hours of 8am-5pm Monday through Friday. The Nebraska Humane Society has family-friendly events for every member of your household — even your furry friends. Please see our Renovation Updates page for important information so you know what to expect when visiting our San Diego Campus to adopt an animal. It's our busiest time of year and we need your support. Tips about how to best care for your pets during the Summer months.

If your pet needs a pet license then please also bring their proof of spay/neuter form with you; this way, your pet license will be $10 instead of $30. If there are 2 or more adopters at the shelter at the same time, for the same pet, starting at 11am, then a priority order drawing will take place. The selected first adopter will have a determined amount of time to interact with the pet and make a decision about adoption. We encourage the other adopters to stay nearby in case the first adopter does not complete the adoption. We also encourage them to tour the other animals available for adoption while they are here. All of our adoptable pets have been spayed or neutered, have age-appropriate vaccinations and have been treated for worms.

Hange thousands of lives each year through our programs and community services. Get the breakdown on how to use Adopt a Pet and navigate the pet adoption process. No shelter that truly cares for animals should ever turn its back on an animal in need, even when that means taking in animals who are diseased, badly injured, aggressive, or elderly. These animals have little to no chance of being adopted or helped by anyone else, but a responsible animal shelter should at least provide them with a painless release from a world that does not want them. Conditions at some no-kill shelters are criminal. Some don’t even make it out of the animal shelter’s parking lot.

Occasionally, large animals are available for adoption. Ordinance requires livestock be auctioned, so the animal goes to the highest bidder. Auction notices are posted at the animal shelter, and on this site ten days prior to the auction. If there are animals at home, please bring their current rabies certificates with you.